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Big Bus Tours: Budapest Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: Budapest Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Budapest, Hungary

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Highlights

  • Explore Budapest on a lively and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • The tour features pre-recorded commentary in 16 languages.
  • Hop on to discover the city’s attraction with 19 stops.
  • A river cruise tour along the river Danube.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board and free app!
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted!

Overview

Explore the city that has something for everyone. Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and considered as ‘The Paris of East.’ It houses many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The beautiful historical sites of Budapest have impressive architecture. 

Itinerary

Explore Budapest with the Budapest hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. This tour takes you on a journey to discover the best of Budapest, one of Europe's most magnificent cities. Hop on the bus and explore popular attractions such as the Hungarian Parliament building, St. Stephen's Basilica, and Margaret Island.
 
With hop hop off Budapest bus tours, you can explore the city's popular landmarks at your pace. You can get on and off at several stops as you, please. Tickets include guided walking tours, and you can witness the city's spectacular views with a river cruise. You can choose among 3 different ticket options depending on the time you have and the activities you are looking to experience. 
 
1. Discover Ticket
This package helps you explore popular landmarks and attractions in Budapest in a single day. With an open-top double-decker bus, you can explore various places of interest. Hop on and off at any of the strategically designed stops across the city. Learn about the rich cultural history of Budapest and uncover the city's hidden gems. Enjoy a walking tour in the city center where you can see the ancient buildings of Pest.
 
2. Essential Ticket
With this package, you can see all the popular attractions and sights of Budapest in two days. Explore the city with an open-top double-decker bus and hop on and off at different stops across Budapest. Learn about the history, culture, and hidden gems of the city. With a free walking tour, you can discover historical buildings in the city center of Pest. Enjoy a Danube River cruise and witness awe-inspiring views of the Castle Gardens, Parliament Building, Royal Palace, and Chain Bridge.
 
3. Explore Ticket
This ticket allows you to explore Budapest's attractions and landmarks for three days at your pace. Hop on and off the bus and witness the beauty and rich history of Budapest. Enjoy a walking tour and visit historical landmarks in Pest.
 
The river cruise is also included, so you can see beautiful views of the Chain Bridge, Royal Palace, Castle Gardens, and Parliament Building along the Danube River. With the Castle Shuttle Service, you can also see the amazing Castle District and the Royal Palace.
 
Red Route Bus Tour
The Red Route takes you on a journey to see the most beautiful cities in Europe. Hop on to see the mesmerizing views of captivating Andrassy Avenue, Heroes Square, and more. You can hop off to see the Opera house, St. Stephen's Basilica, and Heroes' Square. The Budapest hop on hop off bus tour is the perfect way to explore Budapest's popular landmarks and attractions.
 
Walking Tour 
The Pest walking tour is accompanied by an English tour guide who will help you explore the place with fun and fascinating walks. Catch the views of the Danube River and visit different sites along the way. 
 
River Cruise
Sit on the cruise along the Danube River and witness captivating views of the city on the ride. See the amazing scenes of Chain Bridge and Royal Palace, Castle Garden and the Parliament Building. 
 
Wait no further! Book yourself a ticket and hop on to the bus to explore Budapest at its best.

Schedule

Red Route:
First Bus: 09:00am, Last Bus: 5:00pm
Full Loop: 90 Minutes (approx.)
Frequency: Every 10-20 Minutes
Departure: Stop #1 Basilica (Bus stop in front of St. Stephen's Basilica)
 
Guided Walking Tour:
Departure times: 11:00
Departure point: Stop #1 (Basilica)
End point: Stop #2 (Chain Bridge)
Duration: 1 hour
Guide: English
How to redeem: Please present your ticket to Big Bus Tours staff before joining the walking tour.
 
River Cruise:
Departure times: 12.00, 13.30, 15.00, 16.30, 17.00, 18.00.
Departure point: Dock 6 (Pesti alsó rkp. 8., 1052 Budapest. Look for the red Big Bus sign. Closest stop: #13)
Service provider: MAHART Passnave
Duration: 60 minutes
Guide: Audio guides are available in 8 languages
How to redeem: Please present your ticket to Big Bus Tours staff before joining the river cruise.
Other information: You can join the cruise as many times as you want within the validity period of the ticket. Cruises will only depart if there are 10 or more passengers. Pets are not permitted.

Inclusions

Discover Ticket

  • 1-Day Budapest Unlimited Hop-On, Hop-off Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 16 lanugages (English, German, Hungarian, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch, Portuguese.)
  • Complimentary headphones are provided for you to keep.
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • River Cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi

Essential Ticket

  • 2-Day Budapest Unlimited Hop-On, Hop-off Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 16 lanugages (English, German, Hungarian, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch, Portuguese.)
  • Complimentary headphones are provided for you to keep.
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • River Cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi

Explore Ticket

  • 3-Day Budapest Unlimited Hop-On, Hop-off Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 16 lanugages (English, German, Hungarian, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch, Portuguese.)
  • Complimentary headphones are provided for you to keep.
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • River Cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop.
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App:
Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and live bus tracking.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Budapest is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What can I see during the River Cruise tour?

A. Enjoy a river cruise along the Danube. This ticket includes a complimentary cruise along the River Danube, offering unique views of Budapest’s Parliament Building, National Theatre, Chain Bridge and Royal Palace. Tickets must be redeemed with a Big Bus Tours staff member before joining the river cruise.

Q. How can I redeem the Big Bus Budapest Tickets?

A. Show your printed ticket to a member of staff at one of our stops or aboard the bus. They'll issue you a ticket receipt that you'll be able to use to hop on the bus throughout the validity of your ticket. If you requested to have your tickets sent via SMS, remember that there is no need to print your tickets. Just bring your phone with you with the ticket page open to show it to one of our on street staff who will then issue you your ticket receipt.

Q. Are the Big Bus Budapest buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

A. Yes, all of the Big Bus Budapest buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Every bus has a dedicated space for wheelchair and stroller on its lower deck. The upper deck on entire fleet is not accessible to the wheelchair or stroller.

Q. Are the Big Bus Budapest buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

A. Yes, all of the Big Bus Budapest buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Every bus has a dedicated space for wheelchair and stroller on its lower deck. The upper deck on entire fleet is not accessible to the wheelchair or stroller.

Q. In which language is the Walking tour available and from which stop can I start this tour?

A. The walking tour with Budapest Big Bus is available in English language, this is a guided tour which takes you to the fun walking tour of the city. The walking tour departs at 11am from Stop 1 (Bascilica) and Stop 2 (Chain Bridge). Please present your ticket to Big Bus Tours staff before joining the walking tour.

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